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Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion)

First review on 03 Dec 2018
Last review on 08 Jul 2019 (2 reviews)
This Buddhist temple, built in 1397, is astonishingly beautiful in every season and especially in spring and autumn, making it one of the top attractions in Kyoto.
Basic Info Add / Edit

Zen Buddhist Temple


Kita Ward, North Kyoto

Price / Entry Fee

400 yen

Opening Hours

9 AM - 5 PM

Train Station(s) Service

30 min bus ride from JR Kyoto Station

Popular Bus Service(s)

City Bus 101 or 205 from JR Kyoto Station

Known For

UNESCO World Heritage Site
Beautiful Facade

Best Time to Visit

Early morning before crowds arrive

Kinkaku-ji, 1 Kinkakuji-chō, Kita-ku, Kyōto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

Special Info & Comments

Visitors are guided to follow a recommended route